Coursera is partnering with museums, not just teacher colleges, in a new effort to provide teacher professional development through "massively open online courses."


Brandt Redd, formerly of the Gates foundation, has been named chief technology officer at the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.


Complaints are rising that the E-rate is failing to meet schools' technology needs, but will possibled funding solutions gather the necessary support?


Students at East Side Middle School in New York City observe and conduct experiments on elephants in Thailand via online video chatting.


A group of education organizations offers a "toolkit" of resources for helping K-12 teachers and administrators use data wisely.


A Florida measure awaiting Gov. Rick Scott's signature would open the door to more online providers, including MOOCs.


Education Week is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, May 14 at 2 p.m. Eastern, on universities creating programs in K-12 entrepreneurship.


Maine officials have selected Hewlett-Packard as a prefered vendor to provide computer techology to students, though schools will also be given the ability to choose other technology, including Apple.


Coursera's efforts to bring "MOOCs," massively open online courses, to teacher education will begin with 28 courses.


A survey released by Gallup finds that only a fraction of college presidents believe "massively open online courses" will improve student learning or solve financial problems.


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